Average Bench: 44.2% (843rd of 1003)

Based on 2,656 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 55.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 27.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 89MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,656 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 420 458
149 Write 309 388
61.8 Mixed 225 309
31.9 SusWrite 89 187
57.9% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 18.9 23.2
0.3 4K Write 28 44.5
1.17 4K Mixed 14.6 19.4
62% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.1 DQ Read 108 120
8.01 DQ Write 64 95.5
10.4 DQ Mixed 36 43.9
40.3% 69.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
373GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 245 270 273 267 271 MB/s
Read 444
Write 374
Mixed 268
SusWrite 268
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 17.5
76% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 42
48% 82.5 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 256 271 181 237 186 MB/s
Read 412
Write 331
Mixed 262
SusWrite 240
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 17.7
71% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 37.8
48% 85 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 112 90 101 82 88 MB/s
Read 459
Write 378
Mixed 320
SusWrite 87.4
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 19.3
81% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 59.6
DQ Mixed 43.3
44% 74 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 109 35 74 207 113 MB/s
Read 446
Write 383
Mixed 313
SusWrite 102
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 19.1
77% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 43.1
45% 75.7 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 79 109 69 137 167 MB/s
Read 455
Write 386
Mixed 5.3
SusWrite 125
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 1.1
46% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 72.5
DQ Write 7.5
DQ Mixed 32.6
26% 37.5 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 118 37 41 3.3 MB/s
Read 421
Write 302
Mixed 275
SusWrite 41.1
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 1.3
45% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 5.6
DQ Mixed 43.2
35% 52.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,017,995 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 22,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $788

Popular PLUS 480 GB 480GB compatible motherboards:

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